20 November 1974
( Uncle Albert From Coronation Street )
Jack, was surprised by Eamonn Andrews on the set of ITV’s long-running soap opera, Coronation Street, at Granada Television’s Manchester studios.
Jack was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, where he began acting at the age of twelve playing juvenile roles on stage at the town’s Theatre Royal.
Following the First World War – in which he served with the Lancashire Fusiliers – Jack returned to acting, touring the country in theatre performances, and running his own theatre in Colwyn Bay. He also worked in television, and made a number of apprearances in films, including David Lean’s Hobson’s Choice.
Jack became a household name when he was cast as Albert Tatlock in Coronation Street, a part he played since the programme’s first episode in December 1960.
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30 Mins – 1974
Category: This Is Your Life.